The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 244 195 181
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 13 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 1.96% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 28
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£455 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £113 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £295 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £180 £263
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2344 2297 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.08% 25.02% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1133 925
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 224 243
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +1 10 £515 +329.16% 2
Berkshire +2 1 £313 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) HP
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (42.86%) DV Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) Lumension
6 14 (40.00%) McAfee
7 13 (37.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
9 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Firewall
11 8 (22.86%) MSI
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (17.14%) MS Office
13 6 (17.14%) SLA
14 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 5 (14.29%) SCCM
15 4 (11.43%) vSphere
15 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
15 4 (11.43%) DNS
16 3 (8.57%) Citrix

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Build Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) ArcSight Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Information Security
1 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Business Development
3 1 (2.86%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CCDA
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) OpenView
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.86%) OVSD
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) HP
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Lumension
2 14 (40.00%) McAfee
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Infovista